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  1. Walden Pond

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    Walden Pond
    Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond from July 1845 to September 1847. His experience at Walden provided material for the book 'Walden', credited with helping to inspire environmentalist and anti-consumerist ...

  2. The Thoreau Institute

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    The Thoreau Institute
    The Thoreau Institute is the headquarters for the Walden Woods Project, and also a library and center for research and education. Work at the Thoreau Institute focuses on Henry David Thoreau’s literary ...

  3. Statue of Wendell Phillips

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    Statue of Wendell Phillips
    This standing portrait of Wendell Phillips, designed by sculptor Daniel Chester French on a base designed by architect Henry Bacon, was cast in 1914 and dedicated in Boston Public Garden, along the Boylston ...

  4. Megiddo Peace Project

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    Megiddo Peace Project
    We offer a peace table, beautiful by all accounts, receptive to all outstanding questions, aesthetically transforming the square of earth to the circle of heaven, with nothing lost. Built with the ...

  5. Grave of Henry David Thoreau

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    Grave of Henry David Thoreau
    Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is Thoreau's final resting place. Though he was originally buried in the Dunbar family plot in the lower part of the cemetery, he and his family were moved up to "Author's Ridge" ...

  6. Ford Foundation

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    Ford Foundation
    The Ford Foundation was established on Jan. 15, 1936, with an initial gift of $25,000 from Edsel Ford, whose father Henry, founded the Ford Motor Company. During its early years, the foundation operated ...

  7. Fellowship of Reconciliation

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    Fellowship of Reconciliation
    ... had to return to their respective countries. At a railroad station in Germany, two of the participants, Henry Hodgkin, an English Quaker, and Friedrich Sigmund-Schultze, a German Lutheran, pledged to find ...

  8. Bunce Island Slave Castle

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    Bunce Island Slave Castle
    ... a strong business and personal relationship with Henry Laurens, one of the richest rice planters and slave dealers in the Colony of South Carolina. Rice planters in coastal South Carolina and Georgia were ...

  9. Women's Voices for Peace and Justice

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    Women's Voices for Peace and Justice
    PAT LAMANNA Pat grew up in New York City and now makes her home in Hudson Valley. She has been writing and performing folk-style songs all her adult life, and they have been praised highly by Pete Seeger, ...

  10. Thinking About What Replaces Capitalism

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    Central planning is a failure.” “Market socialism is an oxymoron.” Is anything left? Believe it or not, the possibilities are just starting to emerge. The insufficient socialisms of the past (and present) ...


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